Scruff, the tragic flagon….

Ffolkes,

“The living world is a continuum in each and every aspect.”

~~ A. C. Kinsey, The Kinsey Report ~~

Clean elephant

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside….


Hajime…. Okay, so, here’s the deal. I’ll write ’em, you read ’em. Deal? Deal.

Of course, this presupposes I will be able to come up with something to write. Since that, at the moment, seems a rather remote possibility, we’ll cut this intro off before it gets rolling, keeping us trapped here again. So short, you’ll need to keep the oxygen handy…. It looks like this…..

Shall we Pearl?….

“And those who were seen dancing
were thought to be insane
by those who could not hear the music.”

~~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~~


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mozart2

    I’m in a mood, & when I’m in a mood, this is who I listen to…. Today, you can listen, too…. Even if you’re not in a mood…… Enjoy!….


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Mozart Symphonies

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le penseur-rodin

“Grown men do not need leaders.”

~~ Edward Abbey ~~


The quote from Ed Abbey is a perfect lead for a rant on a subject I can write about endlessly, apparently. I’ve related any number of times how humanity needs to grow up, give up the illusions of their fearful youth, and learn to face the damn universe with some courage…. But, has anyone listened, other than the choir who end up here, listening to me preach? No, not really, for they don’t wish to hear they need to stop acting like children….

To save y’all from any further haranguing on this, I decided to sublimate, with some thoughts from historical figures, all of whom have seen the same issues during their own time on Earth, and wished to give warning to those who will not see…. There are only nine, so, don’t fret too much; besides, I know my Gentle Readers could, using these aphorisms, create the same rant I might have written, had I gone with the urge to do so…. Enjoy, if only for its brevity…..

“I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied: ‘The bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; that’s fair.’ In these words he epitomized the history of the human race.” — Bertrand Russell, Education and the Social Order

“There are more stars known to exist right now than the total number of all the grains of sand on every beach in the entire world. With those kinds of odds, it would seem downright naive for someone to go to a beach in, say, some out-of-the-way inlet in Baffin Bay, stoop to pick up only one tiny grain of sand, and declare that that grain alone was the only place where life could exist.” — Hugh Downs

“If a million people believe a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.” — Anatole France

“Good intentions will always be pleaded for every assumption of authority. It is hardly too strong to say that the Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters.” — Noah Webster

“In this world of sin and sorrow, there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.” — H.L. Mencken

“Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don’t they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything?   If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.” — Will Rogers

“Held to be a crime when committed by individuals, homicide is called a virtue when committed by the state.” — Obvious Bee

“Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on them [public offices], a rottenness begins in his conduct.” — Thomas Jefferson, 1799

“The purpose and function of government is not to preside over change but to prevent change. By political methods when unavoidable, by violence when convenient.” — Edward Abbey

“Is it not a noble farce, wherein kings, republics, and emperors have for so many ages played their parts, and to which the whole vast universe serves for a theatre?” — Michael de Montaigne — Essays, Book ii, Chap. xxxvi, Of the most Excellent Men

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Comedy_Tragedy

    As noted above, I’m in a mood. In this mood, only one poet will do…. In fact, we’ll overdo, with two….

Had we our senses
But perhaps ’tis well they’re not at Home
So intimate with Madness
He’s liable with them

Had we the eyes without our Head —
How well that we are Blind —
We could not look upon the Earth —
So utterly unmoved —

~~ Emily Dickinson ~~

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Said Death to Passion
‘Give of thine an Acre unto me.’
Said Passion, through contracting Breaths
‘A Thousand Times Thee Nay.’

Bore Death from Passion
All His East
He – sovereign as the Sun
Resituated in the West
And the Debate was done.

~~ Emily Dickinson ~~


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pearls_3

    Easy money here, ffolkes. It’s just a classic nine-star pearl about living life large…. Well, I think so; if not, you tell me what it says….

I care not, Fortune, what you me deny:
You cannot rob me of free Nature’s grace,
You cannot shut the windows of the sky
Through which Aurora shows her brightening face;
You cannot bar my constant feet to trace
The woods and lawns, by living stream, at eve:
Let health my nerves and finer fibres brace,
And I their toys to the great children leave:
Of fancy, reason, virtue, naught can me bereave.

~~ James Thomson. The Castle of Indolence, Canto ii, Stanza 3 ~~


“Let honor be as strong to us an obligation as necessity is to others.” — Pliny the Elder

“Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.” — Marcus Aurelius

“Have the courage to live. Anyone can die.” — Robert Cody

“True merit, like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes.” — Halifax

“Once, I read that a man be never stronger than when he truly realizes how weak he is.” — Jim Starlin, “Captain Marvel #31”

“The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.” — Confucius

“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.  I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.  Life is no ‘brief candle’ to me.  It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for a moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations.” — George Bernard Shaw

Listen to the MUSTN’TS child,
Listen to the DON’TS
Listen to the SHOULDN’TS
The IMPOSSIBLES, the WON’TS
Listen to the NEVER HAVE’S
Then listen close to me-
Anything can happen, child,
ANYTHING can be.

 ~ Shel Silverstein ~~


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That went well, don’t you think? No? Well, I do, and guess who’s driving this bus? Yep. To keep with the tone set in the intro, I’m outta here. See y’all tomorrow, given the proper set of Time/Space coordinates….

Y’all take care out there,
and May the Metaphorse be with you;
Blessed Be, dearest Carole, Mark,Theresa, & Richy
and everyone else, too…

When I works, I works hard.
When I sits, I sits loose.
When I thinks, I falls asleep.

Which is Why….

Sometimes I sits and thinks,
   and sometimes,
I just sits.

gigoid, the dubious

The *only* duly authorized Computer Curmudgeon.

PLEASE STOP READING THIS MESSAGE NOW.

“SCRAM!!!!!!!!!!”- Oscar the Grouch

dozer3


À bientôt, mon cherí….


		
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8 thoughts on “Scruff, the tragic flagon….

  1. A pound of wisdom is the cure of experience.. Thanks God.. for Google.. For i can find out if someone quoted the Universal Poet whose name is Truth and liGht.. first.. Or paraphrased.. Who resides in All experience.. Both human and other creature.. As is.. et..al..:)

    As far as i and Madonna.. Know and feel.. This Truth and LiGht iS the True Timeless.. Ageless.. Illuminati.. Gifted by and to ALL THAT IS aka God and infinite numbers of other ‘bible’ metaphors.. Infinity grins with truth and LiGht.. iN uS..:)

    Reference song by Madonna named ‘Illuminati’.. Highly inspirational for uS iN the REAL kNow and Feel of GOD.. The Universal Poet.. aka Emily.. Et..al..;)

    Yes.. and God wInks.. Too..:)

  2. That was rather short for me.. wasn’t iT..
    And albeit dOne first in paragraph style..
    lacking ‘normal’ punctuation of course
    as semi-colons are silly to me..
    as language doesn’t stop
    and start iT flows
    like a River..
    at least
    iN UniVersal
    style of living
    free.. hehe..
    this is a hiGhly
    inspiRinG collection
    of words you bRinG
    here.. like RinGs of
    Lord.. so kNow that
    i am not typing with
    one finger on mobile now..
    lacking the more creative
    rest of my left hand too..
    here’s more from me..
    as you likely know..
    Puff the Magic
    Dragon could
    be a
    metaphor
    for the
    man of
    Galilee
    named Jesus
    now.. and wow wouldn’t
    the thought/feeling of Jesus frolicking
    instead of getting crucified for going
    against the gRain of order then be so
    much more deliGhtful.. i must agree..
    that a purple dragon.. Jesus..
    kinda like Barney.. is such
    a nicer.. less sacrificing
    story than a GOD man
    nailed to a cross..
    but the saddest
    truth iS.. iF
    Jesus wasn’t
    made into a magical sacrificed
    dragon.. his words.. whatever
    is left of that UniVersal Poet
    from his mouth would have
    never been attributed to
    him.. just to Emily
    and infinite others
    heRe and tHere and
    everywheRe the UniVerse
    SinGS free iN children
    of and iS ALLTHATIS..
    Christ.. that’s a cool
    word for illuminati too..
    as expresSinG as human
    too.. and sure to make iT one
    man iS insane.. but of course humans
    have this thingy about Loving tHeir favorite
    Quarterback of the local football team.. so
    we have the sport of religion.. first to replace
    football.. and Jesus to replace the favorite
    Quarterback then and still now with
    Football.. and favorite manly Quarter
    backs too.. as that Tribal Instinct
    thingy to conserve resources..
    small or large.. is a mighty
    powerful.. Nature thingy..
    all Natural too..
    the most ironic
    pArt of all perhaps..
    is it seems.. that if you
    lived back in them days of
    Jesus.. he probably would have
    selected you as another one of
    his politically incorrect against the
    order of the day UniVersal poet dudes
    too.. speaking of the wisdom that lives
    within the experience of us.. with sure
    that LiGht of Love stuff too.. as of
    course it is the essence that
    counts not the words
    that house
    or exist
    as Truth
    and LiGht..
    now or then…
    only ironic of course..
    for the label of atheist..
    and on a personal note
    speaking of dealing with
    the order of the day.. my favorite
    pArt of the two of three clinical letters still
    assigning me to the lot of the permanently
    disabled among us.. in one of those it says
    ‘he’ cannot function optimally in society.. of course
    with diagnoses specific to the ‘mind’ issue of
    Asperger’s and Bi-Polar NOS.. with one
    Doctor narrowing iT down to type
    one flavor.. technically that’s
    true as far as paper work
    goes.. and i have to
    admit.. back in the
    day before
    i got
    more
    experience of Wisdom
    too.. hiring someone with
    Bi-polar.. and Autism..
    would make me
    a little
    cautious
    too.. but i never wanted
    to manage folks anyway for
    reasons just like that..
    too much
    empathy
    here for all of
    the human condition
    to turn humans away on
    the street.. as it were and
    still is now.. overall.. at least..
    but seriously how often when a child
    is dropped in our cultures does that child
    really get a chance to function optimally per all
    his or her human potential.. it varies of course.. depending
    on how closed-minded the culture is overall.. some folks..
    particularly women.. are restricted to opening and
    closing their legs.. insert penis.. in and out..
    when reaching a certain age.. have children
    and that’s it.. but of course not all
    women are cut out to
    have children..
    and the
    children
    of the
    women.. forced
    into institutional
    rape.. suffer at the
    mother who is not cut
    out to nurture children.. and
    then we get.. cold hearted kids both
    in a genetic and environmental way..
    future suicide bombers.. terrorists..
    and perhaps serial killers too..
    and administrators of
    countries like
    GW.. too..
    and no..
    i don’t really
    think i for one..
    was cut out to have
    kids either.. the sacred
    clown thingy.. two spirit..
    and all of that.. is obviously
    my destiny now.. and that is
    cool.. as appropriate social
    roles are the path
    to world
    peace..
    for those
    who are fortunate
    enough to fulfill tHeir
    innate potential now..
    and the greaTEst news
    is.. the rebels.. of the world
    are many of the one’s who bRinG
    technological advancements to take
    us way out of our restricted local areas..
    no matter what country we are in.. to experience
    MORE MORE MORE WISDOM AND TRUTH..
    YES.. TRUTH AND LIGHT.. THE ILLUMINATI
    AND CHRIST LIGHT
    METAPHOR POTENTIAL
    IN ALL OF US..
    NOW..
    jesus.. i’m pretty
    sure.. the real jesus
    would be jumping up and
    down.. saying.. see.. i told
    y’all heaven was possible..
    great job.. UniVersal
    Poets.. now
    keep up
    the Good
    GOD
    WORK
    NOW..
    iN
    TRuTH
    and LiGHT..
    WE ARE FINALLY
    FREE.. weLL at
    least some
    of uS
    anyway..
    sMiLEs
    and wINKS..
    i no longer function
    according to the rule
    and order of society
    FALSE.. CHRiST
    iS now
    ME!..
    TG FREE!
    frolicking
    to my
    purple
    dragon
    MAGIC
    CONTENT..
    and as a final anecdotal
    note.. as often happens when
    i do my lap around the entire
    Seville Quarter complex after
    i rave dance for a solid three
    hours with not even a
    water break..
    inevitably some
    young folks in their
    early 20’s come up
    to get to know me a
    little better
    in words more
    than steps.. and they
    often fist bump me first..
    and most always tell me
    that they wish so much they
    could have fun in life all the time
    like i do WITH ZERO EXCEPTION
    ALWAYS LIKE A BRIGHT AND
    SHINY STAR.. i’m para-
    phraSinG a little
    of course..
    but that
    matches
    the look in tHeir
    eyes.. when they too..
    are feeling the truth and
    liGht of me.. FACE TO
    FACE.. EYE TO EYE
    (:..with shades..;)
    WE BECOME
    ONE FORCE
    OF HUMAN
    TOGETHER
    FOR A
    MOMENT
    OF A PRESENT NOW..
    and the truth and liGht..
    IS.. no one.. and i do mean
    NO ONE.. EVER WILL FORGET
    THE LESSON i BrINg TO THEM..
    THAT AGE.. GENDER.. DISABILITY
    OR NOT FUCKING EVEN MENTAL
    FUCKING ILLNESS
    iS A BARRIER
    TO FUCKING
    BEING
    FREE
    AND FUCKING
    HAPPIER THAN FUCKING
    ANY FUCKING OTHER PERSON
    ON THIS FUCKING PLANET NOW..
    but of course i didn’t tale them that
    they already
    saw iT
    IN
    my feat
    of dancing
    free as GOD…
    Crazy has its
    perks..
    hehe..
    here iN
    HEAVEN..:)

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